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Department of Psychology

A student and faculty member examine an experiment under magnification.
Aug 11, 2017
Research

McNair/AANAPISI programs for low-income, first-generation students matches undergrads with faculty mentors that share their focus and goals.


Kayla Bland, a participant in UNLV's Journey program examining a microscope slide.
Jul 31, 2017
Business & Community

UNLV is a host site for the federally-funded Journey program, which puts Native American and other minority high school students interested in health research into college labs.


Xiangning Chen holds a cigarette with smoke resembling a DNA strand
Jul 20, 2017
Research

Nevada Institute of Personalized Medicine gene researchers clear the air on the link between schizophrenia and smoking.


Dustin and Rochelle Hines
Jun 8, 2017
Research

Husband-and-wife team Dustin and Rochelle Hines research brain cells in their quest for solutions to degenerative diseases and developmental disorders.


Fireworks ignite during commencement
May 11, 2017
People

UNLV has a commencement tradition for the president to select and highlight exceptional students who embody the academic, research, and community impact of the graduating class.


Artwork by Julie Oppermann
Apr 25, 2017
Arts & Culture

A pair of neuroscience professors break down Julie Oppermann's works, which very deliberately manipulate the brain.


Miesha Marzell
Apr 21, 2017
Research

Former UNLV posdoctoral scholar Miesha Marzell credits her fellowship for helping her career as a professor. 


Stephanie McLaughlin
Apr 7, 2017
Research

Scholar's research on campus inspires more work to increase the Las Vegas community’s access to quality mental health care.


researchers test drone
Dec 28, 2016
Research

UNLV researchers and inventors made national headlines this year with their discoveries. Here's a round up of some of our top stories of 2016.


compsite of all five people from these stories
Dec 21, 2016
Campus News

From a home for homeless students to inspiring the next generation of health crusaders — these worthy causes will warm your heart during the holidays.


Benjamin, Jager, Samantha Bivins, and Ashleigh
Sep 29, 2016
People

Volunteering hundreds of hours of service becomes a legacy for a single mom and her four children — the 2016 Honorary Rebel Family.


Diana Pena and Ai-Sun (Kelly) Tseng
Jul 7, 2016
Research

A fascination with tissue restoration inspires a UNLV professor and undergraduate student to team up to understand how frogs might impact the fate of humankind.


Valarie Burke and son Jace
Jun 2, 2016
People

One of the Administrative Faculty Member of the Year Award winners, the Graduate College's Valarie Burke has been part of UNLV since arriving as an undergraduate 14 years ago.


Chris Heavey
Apr 11, 2016
Campus News

Heavey is an accomplished psychologist, academic leader and longtime UNLV faculty member.